Tag Archives: “Life & Health”

AgriLife Extension supporting National Preparedness Month efforts in Texas

Courtesy Paul Schattenberg, Texas A&M AgriLife The recent devastation of many parts of southeastern Texas by Hurricane Harvey has been a stark reminder of the need for Texans to be aware of and prepare for emergencies and disasters, said Dr. Andy Vestal, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service emergency management specialist, College Station. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has a variety of no-cost emergency and disaster preparation and recovery materials available in print and as online downloads and e-books. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) “September has been designated… Read More →

AgriLife Extension, Texas EDEN offer useful, practical flood recovery information

Courtesy Paul Schattenberg, Texas A&M AgriLife With the extent and severity of recent rains throughout the southeastern part of the state, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts are again reminding Texans their agency provides important information on how to recover from a flood. “After a flood there are a number of things you can do to protect your family’s health and well-being and restore your property,” said Dr. Joyce Cavanagh, AgriLife Extension specialist in family development and resource management, College Station. Cavanagh said the Texas Extension Disaster Education Network,… Read More →